Personal Security Risk Assessment

Its difficult to develop and implement effective security measures without first understanding your level of risk.  Context is everything when it comes to assessing security risk.  You need to be able to look at how you interact with your environment and the particular security threats in that environment to develop an accurate picture of your…

The Danger of Feeling “Safe”

Some cities feel dangerous.  If you have ever been to Kinshasa or Lagos, Peshawar or Karachi you know what I mean.  Abject poverty, streets packed with teeming masses eyeing you, the wealthy foreigner, hungrily.  Many other cities don’t feel that dangerous but are.  Johannesburg, with its skyscrapers boasts a high violent crime rate and at…